Monthly Archives: August 2017

Local content in the petroleum sector: So far so good?

Ghana’s Petroleum Local Content Regulations (LI2204) came into effect in February 2014, after commercial discovery in 2007. This is commendable, given Nigeria’s Local Content law was passed in 2010, generations post commercial discovery in 1956 at Oloibiri in the onshore Niger Delta by Shell-BP. Serious attempts at formulating a local content policy commenced in the...
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